As an icy fashion queen who definitely isn't Anna Wintour, Meryl Streep delivers one of the most iconic performances of her career in The Devil Wears Prada. But could she ever be convinced to revisit the role?
Adapted from the bestselling novel by Lauren Weisberger, The Devil Wears Prada stars Anne Hathaway as an aspiring journalist who gets a crash course in the fashion industry while working as an assistant for fearsome magazine editor Miranda Priestley (Streep). The film was a surprise smash hit on release in 2003, grossing over $300 million worldwide and helping to introduce Streep to a new generation of moviegoers.
On this week's podcast, we discuss Emily Blunt's aggressive eye shadow, Anne Hathaway's superhuman speed, Stanley Tucci typecasting himself for life and more. After some good old fashioned drinking games, we move briskly on to pitching our own fantasy sequel ideas.
Every week on Beyond The Box Set, we discuss a classic standalone movie and compete to pitch the most ridiculous sequels, prequels and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen.
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00.00: Emily Blunt would make an excellent super-villain
28.30: The Devil Wears Prada Drinking Games
35.30: Revenge Wears Prada
45.55: The Devil Wears Prada 2: Devil's Daughter
54.55 Listener Submissions & Episode 116 Preview